Human rights watchdog Karapatan noted that the military threatened to file a criminal case against Alexa Pacalda if they did not sign an affidavit. Her father Arnulfo was coerced into signing and convinced his daughter to do so as well, “fearful of what the military could do to [her].”
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“Our call to drop all charges against Frenchie Mae and to immediately release her is now more urgent than ever.”
Gloria Tomalon, in her capacity as chair of KATRIBO MO, was instrumental in opposing attempts by five mining companies to operate in the Andap Valley complex. The five companies were the Romualdez-owned Benguet Corp., Abacus Coal Exploration and Development Corp., the Chinese-owned Great Wall Mining and Power Corp., ASK Mining and Exploration Corp., and Coal Black Mining Corp.
By DEE AYROSO
“The objective here, as what has been done in other cases, is to confuse, corrupt and crush every one who dares to stand up against Duterte.”
Edre U. Olalia, legal consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) negotiating panel, said the “non-bailable murder charges are trumped-up and sprang out of nowhere.”
By DEE AYROSO
Among those arrested is a nursing mother who was tending to her two-month-old baby in a hospital when arrested in Oriental Mindoro.
By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Déjà vu! That’s what instantly crossed my mind after reading the documents sent to me: South Korea’s Park Geun-hye administration has arrested, charged and prosecuted an opposition legislator allegedly for plotting to overthrow the government. It also seeks to dissolve his political party and…
“This is clearly another case of state harassment against progressive leaders and organizations to silence us amid the mounting public clamor for change. What is dangerous is that 101 John Does have been included in the warrant that was used to arrest him.” – Naty Castro, secretary general of Karapatan-Caraga
KALIBUTAN Ni JOANNA ALMODAL Bulatlat.com Dalawang daan at animpu’t limang (265) araw na mula nang ilegal kang dakipin ng mga elemento ng 67th Infantry Battalion sa Sitio Spur Dos, Barangay Aliwagwag, Cateel, Davao Oriental dahil isa ka raw myembro ng New People’s Army (NPA). Isa sa mga isinampang kaso sa’yo ay multiple frustrated murder. Nang…